tii1222

Posted November 28, 2012

Searching for more income…November’s Top Picks: CPR 6.25% Notes, Dundee International REIT…November updates: Leon’s Furniture, Atlantic Power, Pembina Pipeline…Correction

tii1221

Posted November 9, 2012

Income ETFs on track…Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund…Bonavista Energy…TransCanada Corp.

tii1220

Posted October 24, 2012

High Yield Review…Ben Bernanke – The new King Canute…October’s Top Pick: Sherritt International…Updates: Crombie REIT, Crombie REIT convertibles, Canaccord preferreds …Your comments: Firm Capital

tii1219

Posted October 3, 2012

Natural gas rebounds…Morneau Shepell Inc….Firm Capital…Keyera Corp…World Money Show

tii1218

Posted September 26, 2012

Balanced portfolio updated… Interest rates could suddenly jump… September’s Top Picks: Unilever, Laurentian Bank preferreds… Updates: Pure Industrial REIT, Crombie REIT, Crombie convertibles… Clarification

tii1217

Posted September 5, 2012

Economic stocks a mixed bag…Updates: Ag Growth International, Canadian Oil Sands, Leon’s Furniture, The Keg, Cineplex, Boardwalk REIT, Allied Properties REIT, Primaris REIT, Canadian REIT, CN Rail

tii1216

Posted August 22, 2012

U.S. mortgage REITs…Yellow Media’s unfair reorganization…Dividend stocks deliver…This month’s Top Picks: Corus notes, iShares mREIT ETF…Gordon Pape’s updates: H&R REIT, Northern Property REIT

tii1215

Posted August 8, 2012

Bond fund picks…K-Bro Linen…Yellow Media convertible debentures

tii1214

Posted July 25, 2012

Your income portfolio …Time to regulate the credit agencies…Don’t expect rate increases soon…July’s Top Picks: Canadian Utilities Series BB Preferreds, BCE…July updates: Canaccord preferreds, Calloway REIT, Canadian Utilities…Housekeeping

tii1213

Posted July 4, 2012

Income investors do well…Brookfield Infrastructure LP…Reitmans (Canada) Ltd….First Capital Realty…Website deletions

tii1212

Posted June 20, 2012

Only the brave …European bargains?…Time for a strategy shift…June’s top picks: Manitoba Telecom Services, Bonavista Energy…June updates: National Bank, H&R convertible debentures, Brookfield Energy Partners

tii1211

Posted June 6, 2012

The big hit ? Inter Pipeline, Pembina Pipeline, Veresen…Update on Intact Financial

tii1210

Posted May 23, 2012

High income funds overlooked…The REIT stuff…Bull bond market winding down…May’s Top Picks: Chemtrade convertible debentures, Allied Properties REIT…May’s updates: Atlantic Power, Telus notes, Shaw notes, Progressive Waste

tii1209

Posted May 9, 2012

A tale of two REITs…Veresen Inc….North West Company

tii1208

Posted April 25, 2012

What’s wrong with ARC?…Keep it in the family…Higher interest rates in the offing…April?s Top Picks: Corus Entertainment, Canaccord Financial reset preferreds…April updates: Crombie REIT convertibles, Firm Capital convertibles…Your Comments: High-Yield Portfolio

tii1207

Posted April 2, 2012

Something new…Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners…Brookfield Infrastructure Limited Partnership…Inter Pipeline Fund…iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index Fund

TII High Yield

Posted March 21, 2012

higher risk in exchange for above-average cash flow

tii1206

Posted March 21, 2012

A new portfolio…Balanced Portfolio update…Demise of national regulator is good news…Drummond Report creates buying opportunity…March’s top pick: Ontario bonds due September 2017 …Updates: Enbridge, Just Energy, Keyera Facilities…Your Questions: Firm Capital’s “dividends”

tii1205

Posted March 7, 2012

Something new… PHN High Yield Bond Fund… PHN Total Return Bond Fund… BMO Monthly Income Fund… CIBC Monthly Income Fund… BMO Guardian Monthly Dividend Fund

iwb1205

Posted March 7, 2012

Something new…PHN High Yield Bond Fund…PHN Total Return Bond Fund…BMO Monthly Income Fund…CIBC Monthly Income Fund…BMO Guardian Monthly Dividend Fund

tii1204

Posted February 22, 2012

Cash flow from cyclicals…Beware of a rate surge…The underachievers…February’s Top Pick: BCE Series S preferreds…February updates: Callaway REIT, National Bank, Yellow Media debentures…Notice to members

tii1203

Posted February 8, 2012

Two good energy stocks…Medical Facilities…Morneau Shepell…Emera Inc. …Firm Capital Mortgage

tii1202

Posted January 25, 2012

Beating the trust tax… A look at retractable preferreds… Gavin Graham revisits past picks… January’s Top Picks: Canadian General Investments preferreds, Pure Industrial REIT… H&R REIT convertible debentures… Correction: Fund code

tii1201

Posted January 4, 2012

Two income funds for 2012… TransCanada Inc. … Canadian Utilities … Student Transportation Inc. … Aston Hill Advantaged VIP Income Fund

TII Balanced

Posted September 21, 2011

Target: return 2% more than the highest-paying GIC

tii1118

Posted September 9, 2011

A portfolio for the times… Oil, booze, money, and more… September’s top pick: Claymore Preferred Share ETF … September updates: Shaw notes, Emera, Van Kempen Trust, RioCan REIT, Northern Property REIT

tii1113

Posted July 6, 2011

The Armtec debacle…Brookfield Renewable Power Fund…Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.

tii1111

Posted June 1, 2011

Canadian banks raising dividends…Primaris Retail REIT …Yellow Media…Brookfield Infrastructure LP…

tii1110

Posted May 21, 2011

Cash from ETFs…Time to reassess your preferred share portfolio…May’s Top Pick: Genworth MI Canada…May updates: Enbridge, Enbridge preferreds, Canadian Utilities preferreds, Yellow Media…Your Questions: Asset allocation dilemma…

tii1102

Posted January 26, 2011

The post-trust world…The deflating bond bubble…A year of changes…January’s top pick: K-Bro Linen Systems…January updates: Bank of Montreal, TD preferreds, BCE preferreds, Daylight Energy